An online companion to the book The Children of Willesden Lane. This powerful true story of Lisa Jura, one of 10,000 young refugees who fled Nazi-occupied Vienna on the Kindertransport as a child before World War II.
Explore with your students the lives of Jews before World War II and examine music as a form of resistance.
This rich collection of readings, artwork, primary documents, and biographies, documents the creativity and catastrophe of Germany’s Weimar Republic (1919-1933). How did individual choices shape the events that led to the rise of the Third Reich and collapse of democracy?
Author Wes Moore discusses society’s obligation to ask why avoidable tragedies happen.
Angello Portillo tells about being a bully in middle school and reflects on Facing History
Jonathan Petropoulos discusses the importance of the German 1937 Degenerate Art exhibit.
In this Teaching Idea, students learn about the power of art as a tool for social change and explore how Black Lives Matter activists are using art in the fight for racial justice.
Psychologists Mamie and Kenneth Clark prove a connection between segregation and low self-esteem